At KPMG, you’ll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.
Ignition Tax is a team of full-stack developers, project managers, and technology trailblazers who pride themselves on creativity and innovation. Tasked with leading KPMG Canada and our clients through digital transformation, Ignition Tax is focused on tax innovation to unlock value and prepare our clients for the future. KPMG Ignition Tax helps organizations realize opportunities through our far-reaching intelligence capabilities that allow for the development of modern software solutions.
In a fast-paced, experimental environment, our team collaborates with strategic partners and tax leaders across Canada to build next-generation solutions. By fostering a startup culture within a welcoming nurturing environment and support of KPMG's world-class firm, Ignition Tax approaches each project with a unique perspective, a multitude of complementary skill sets, and expertise that allow them to build technology solutions that shape the future of tax.
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The Product Owner – Ignition Tax is responsible for all aspects of product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing client facing user requirements, defining the product vision and working closely with sister teams, global ITS/third party providers, global functions, Clients and member firms to ensure value delivery and user adoption objectives are achieved. The Product Owner also ensures that the product supports the firm’s overall strategy and goals.
KPMG Ignition Tax sparks innovation and fuels change to unlock value and prepare for the future. KPMG Ignition Tax helps organizations discover opportunities through our far-reaching innovation and intelligence capabilities.
Why join Ignition Tax:
Competitive compensation package, flexible work arrangements, pension matching and flexible benefits
Commitment to learning and development
An opportunity to solve real problems by building products from the ground up
You love coaching and mentoring others and working collaboratively with like minded entrepreneurs
Thrive in a “Start-up culture” vibe
What you will do:
Champion inclusion: Creates an environment in which all people feel like they belong
Guide: Leads the development team and its overall delivery and development strategy.
Drive quality: Delivers high-quality products and exceptional service that provide value and exceed client expectations
Advance an ethical environment: Takes personal responsibility for the ethical environment of the firm and encourages others to do the same
Apply a strategic perspective: Uses diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues
Make sound decisions: Exercises sound ethical and business judgment when making decisions
Foster innovation: Embraces a culture of innovation and experimentation to create value
Demonstrate self-awareness: Focuses on self-development and continuous learning, using insight to build capability and confidence
Build collaborative relationships: Connects with individuals, teams and organizations to build lasting, collaborative relationships that enable global, firm-wide growth
Develop and motivate others: Engages teams, instills confidence, and coaches people to find meaning in their work and achieve exceptional results
What you bring to this role:
5+ years experience in a Product Owner role with a focus on building custom applications in a cloud environment. and the ability to oversee and drive multiple projects
Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills. The candidate should have existing (or be able to quickly establish) strong relationships with stakeholder individuals and groups at all levels across KPMG.
Strong analytical and synthesis skills, including the ability to translate metrics and metrics to justify requirements, features and drive management of product. into
Strong knowledge of SDLC and prior success in working with cross functional teams including Business, Development, Designers ,Quality Assurance , ITS and Risk.
Hand’s on experience with developing product roadmaps, defining priority projects to drive product innovation and updates, including plans for how projects will be sequenced and delivered
Knowledge of support, training and operating models and processes.
Proficient in productivity applications – e.g. Microsoft Office
Educated to graduate level. Post graduate qualification in an information science and/or business qualification preferred but not essential
Familiarity with technical tax issues, accounting standards, and emerging technologies as well as building technology in a tax environment
Keys to your success:
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters
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